The Reverse Pitch: Antler

“At Antler, we believe that it is important to have exceptional people, regardless of their background and nationality, work on addressing large global opportunities and challenges.” Antler is an early-stage investor and startup generator headquartered in Singapore with offices in London (UK), Amsterdam (Netherlands), Stockholm (Sweden), Oslo (Norway), New York (USA), Nairobi (Kenya) and Sydney […]

The Reverse Pitch: True

True is a venture investor with a difference– the firm uniquely specialises in supporting companies in the retail and consumer sector. This focus allows the firm to support its portfolio companies far beyond seed funding, through their industry sector expertise and an extensive network of corporate partners. True was founded by Matt Truman and Paul Cocker […]

The Reverse Pitch: Concentric

Concentric was founded by Kjartan Rist and Denis Shafranik in 2013. The firm invests across many different industries, looking for the best opportunities that use technology to drive efficiency and empower consumers. Concentric views investment as a partnership, and the team endeavors to challenge paradigms of venture capital firms that rely too heavily on management […]

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83North announces new $300 million fund, tipping total capital over $1 billion

International VC firm 83North announced a new fund worth $300 million. This tips the firm’s capital under management over a major milestone, totalling $1.1 billion. The fund was led by General Partner Laurel Bowden, who has recently seen four multi-billion dollar exits: Just Eat, Hybris, iZettle, and Qlik. The new fund will go toward consumer […]

OpenOcean VC: Funding the future of European data companies

Big data, has been called by some to be the “new oil“. While others challenge that association, it is abundantly clear that innovations that harness the power of big data have an incredible opportunity to build some of the most exciting technologies of tomorrow. OpenOcean VC is a European investor working to propel companies in […]

Israeli VC firm Viola Growth targets raise of third, $280 million fund

Editor’s note: This exclusive article from CTech (Meir Orbach) was syndicated with permission. Israel-based venture capital fund Viola Growth, of the Viola Group, is raising a third fund. According to documents filed with the U.S Securities and Exchange Commission in April, the fund has already raised $40 million in commitments, but several people familiar with […]

Austrian pre-seed fund Pioneers Ventures restructures as Speedinvest takes on its portfolio

Vienna-based pre-seed venture capital fund Pioneers Ventures, which was founded in 2015 by Pioneers and Speedinvest, has a new structure. Speedinvest is taking over more than thirty of Pioneers Ventures’ existing investments in business tech, consumer tech, fintech, and healthtech, and integrating them into its portfolio. The current Pioneers Ventures management team will also move […]